Boeing's 787 Dreamliner Almost Here! Stuffed With Hi-Tech

After three years of delays, the 787 landed in Japan this week for testing ahead of its launch on ANA this August or September. And as you'll see in this video, there's lots to like: each passenger gets access to a power outlet, USB port, iPod connector and touchscreen entertainment. Plus, it'll have fancy Japanese-style toilets that spray your butt.

Passenger windows will be bigger and electro-chromatic, so they'll dim like adjustable sunglasses. No more being woken to lift your window shade for landing.

Speaking of sleeping, the engines have noise reducing material and tipped exhaust covers to reduce cabin noise, and the all-electronically controlled aircraft will pressurise at 6,000 feet instead of 8,000, to help you feel less drained after longer flights.

All Nippon Airways has already ordered 55 of the new jets, too. [Computerworld]

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